1220 JohannesJung Familie[1220] (german)


  • Born 1858 in Eßweiler
  • Died 1946 in Duluth, Minnesota, USA
  • Johann Jacob III. Jung (born 1812 in Eßweiler, died 1880 in Eßweiler), Works at building of fortesses , day laborer
  • Friederika Katharina Faller (born 1817 in Haberschlacht, died 1869 in Eßweiler)

Brother of Daniel Young

The picture in the right shows John Young (right in the front) with his family

Played Kornett


  • 1876: Holland
  • 1879: Sweden, Norway

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Johannes Jung or John Young, as he called himself in the United States, was a Kornett player, like his brother Daniel. He took several trips as musician. In January 1881 he emigrated into the United States, his brother Daniel followed him during summer of the same year. 

Until his death he lived in Duluth, Minnesota, at Lake Superior. Between 1880 (?) and 1915 he played with several local bands: Flaaten's Orchestra, Lyceum Theatre, Third Regiments Band and  in Duluth City band, were he was treasurer for a time.

He died at the age of 88 years in Duluth.

The following newspaper article was published on the occasion of his death:

1220 JohannesJung Zeitungsartikel